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Dow Jones Industrial Average
) closed down 28.0 points (-0.2%) at 16,179. During the day, 488.8 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 380.8 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio closed at 1,378 issues advancing vs. 1,637 declining with 162 unchanged.
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The Dow component that led the way higher today was
), which sported a 92-cent gain (+0.4%) bringing the stock to $227.11. Volume for Visa ended the day at 2.8 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 3.3 million shares.
Visa has a market cap of $112.64 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 1.6% year to date as of Monday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 0.7%.
Visa Inc., a payments technology company, operates as a retail electronic payments network worldwide. The company facilitates commerce through the transfer of value and information among financial institutions, merchants, consumers, businesses, and government entities.
TheStreet Ratings rates Visa as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook.
- You can view the full Visa Ratings Report.
Holding the Dow back today was
), which lagged the broader Dow index with a $3.06 decline (-1.8%) bringing the stock to $163.48. This single loss lowered the Dow Jones Industrial Average by 23.16 points or roughly accounting for 82.7% of the Dow's overall loss. Volume for Goldman Sachs Group ended the day at 3.7 million shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 3.1 million shares.
Goldman Sachs Group has a market cap of $74.56 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 6% year to date as of Monday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 1.3%.
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. provides investment banking, securities, and investment management services, as well as financial services to corporations, financial institutions, governments, and high-net-worth individuals worldwide.
- You can view the full Goldman Sachs Group Ratings Report.